Historian’s Office, Martyrdom Account

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An Account of the arrest, imprisonment, and martyrdom of Joseph Smith, and in Jail, Hancock County, Illinois, as collected from the journals Kept at the time by Dr. , and the statements furnished <​published​> by , Messrs. and , and , and the writings and statements of , , , and many other persons who were personally acquainted with the transactions.
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Monday, June 24th 1844 having sworn out a writ before , a Justice of the Peace at on the 11th inst against Joseph Smith, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and , for riot and <​in​> destroying the Nauvoo Expositor Press, the property of and and others on the 10th inst., and having sent word by the Posse that those 18 persons should be protected by the Militia of the ; and <​-[they,​> upon the assurance of that pledge at 6½ A.M. -[they]- started [p. 1]
An Account of the arrest, imprisonment, and martyrdom of Joseph Smith, and in Jail, Hancock County, Illinois, as collected from the journals Kept at the time by Dr. , and the statements published by , Messrs. and , and , and the writings and statements of , , , and many other persons who were personally acquainted with the transactions.
 
Monday, June 24th 1844 having sworn out a writ before , a Justice of the Peace at on the 11th inst against Joseph Smith, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , and , for riot in destroying the Nauvoo Expositor Press, the property of and and others on the 10th inst., and having sent word by the Posse that those 18 persons should be protected by the Militia of the ; -[they, upon the assurance of that pledge at 6½ A.M. -[]- started [p. 1]
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